18 Facts About Will Mellor


William Mellor was born on 3 April 1976 and is an English actor, singer and model.


Will Mellor had a cameo as Jambo in a Christmas edition of Hollyoaks.


Will Mellor released a cover of Leo Sayer's "When I Need You", which reached number 5 in the UK Singles Chart, as well as a follow-up single called "No Matter What I Do", which reached number 23.


Will Mellor made an appearance in the music video for Boyzone's Comic Relief single "When The Going Gets Tough".


Will Mellor played Jack Vincent in Casualty from 2001 to 2003, and starred as Gaz Wilkinson in the comedy Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps from 2001 to 2011.


Will Mellor starred as "Barmpot" in the postal worker drama Sorted, and played DC Jed Griffiths in the second series of Murder Investigation Team.


Will Mellor played Tom in the second series of The Street.


Will Mellor won the first series of the BBC singing contest Comic Relief does Fame Academy in 2003.


Will Mellor made his EastEnders debut on 20 May 2007 playing womanising salesman Warren Stamp.


Will Mellor was a guest star in the BBC fantasy drama Merlin, playing the villain Valiant in the series second episode of the same name.


Will Mellor portrayed Chris in the British horror thriller film The Reeds.


Will Mellor did a brief stint on children's television channel CBeebies, in which he read books for the audience.


Will Mellor had a guest role in the final episode of the BBC Three comedy series Mongrels.


In February 2021, it was announced that Will Mellor would join the cast of Coronation Street as Harvey Gaskell, with his first scenes airing in March.


From 24 September 2022, Will Mellor competed in the twentieth series of Strictly Come Dancing, partnered with professional dancer Nancy Xu.


Will Mellor met dancer Michelle McSween when they starred together in the stage musical Oh, What a Night in 1999.


In 2020, in a podcast with fellow actor and friend Ralf Little, Will Mellor discussed his struggle with depression after the death of his sister six years before.


In week 8 of Strictly Come Dancing, on 12 November 2022, Will Mellor danced a waltz to the song "Three Times a Lady", as a tribute to his father.